|2||Jewelry, parts||$1.28 B|
|3||Paintings, drawings and other artwork||$1.08 B|
|4||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$1.01 B|
|5||Diamonds, not mounted||$824.76 M|
|6||Civilian aircraft, parts||$674.58 M|
|7||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$495.4 M|
|8||Precious stones||$484.39 M|
|9||Unwrought platinum in various forms||$402.28 M|
|10||Medicines in individual dosages||$320.7 M|
|1||Medicines in individual dosages||$8.51 B|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$4.52 B|
|3||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$1.52 B|
|4||Heterocyclic chemical compounds||$1.39 B|
|5||Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals||$1.29 B|
|6||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$890.5 M|
|7||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$878.51 M|
|8||Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals||$678.77 M|
|9||Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds||$642.15 M|
|10||Sweetened waters||$510.09 M|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $40.39 billion
|1||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$10,403,397,689|
|2||Port of Newark||$6,516,896,717|
|3||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$6,213,299,878|
|4||Port of New Orleans||$1,803,079,284|
|5||Los Angeles International Airport||$1,303,026,080|
|6||Boston’s Logan International Airport||$1,093,727,044|
|7||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$1,028,112,308|
|8||Philadelphia International Airport||$977,171,552|
|9||San Francisco International Airport, Calif.||$965,497,175|
|10||Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah||$681,023,425|
U.S. trade with Switzerland rose to $40.39 billion through August
Switzerland’s trade with the United States rose to $40.39 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 4.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Switzerland decreased 21.54 percent while U.S. imports from Switzerland rose 5.44 percent. The U.S. deficit with Switzerland was $16.72 billion.
Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 64.96 percent of Switzerland’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.23 percent to $10.4 billion.
Exports fell 18.51 percent to $5.3 billion. Imports rose 2.95 percent to $5.1 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 18.93 percent to $6.52 billion.
Exports fell 16.38 percent to $164.11 million. Imports rose 20.24 percent to $6.35 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 20.71 percent to $6.21 billion.
Exports fell 31.14 percent to $334.73 million. Imports rose 26.12 percent to $5.88 billion.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans rose 9.42 percent to $1.8 billion.
Exports rose 25.99 percent to $556.38 million. Imports rose 3.36 percent to $1.25 billion.
- Trade with No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport fell 56.53 percent to $1.3 billion.
Exports fell 73.41 percent to $613.99 million. Imports rose 0.07 percent to $689.03 million.
Switzerland ranked No. 16 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 15.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Switzerland by value through August were the categories of Gold; Jewelry, parts; Paintings, drawings and other artwork; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Diamonds, not mounted, respectively. They accounted for 47.94 percent of total exports to Switzerland.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Switzerland –– Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; and Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals –– accounted for 60.32 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Switzerland:
- Gold fell 63.7 percent compared to last year to $1.48 billion.
- Jewelry, parts fell 4.02 percent compared to last year to $1.28 billion.
- Paintings, drawings and other artwork fell 28.11 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 1.71 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
- Diamonds, not mounted fell 13.13 percent compared to last year to $824.76 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Switzerland:
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 11.86 percent compared to last year to $8.51 billion.
- Value added to a returned import rose 16.94 percent compared to last year to $4.52 billion.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 22.93 percent compared to last year to $1.52 billion.
- Heterocyclic chemical compounds fell 42.92 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
- Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals rose 6.28 percent compared to last year to $1.29 billion.
In the latest annual figures available, Switzerland recorded $57.7 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Chicago; Los Angeles; Cleveland; and Philadelphia. Total U.S. exports to Switzerland were $ 21.69 billion and imports from Switzerland were $36 billion. The U.S. deficit with Switzerland was $14.31 billion.